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Students and faculty volunteer at RAM clinics

March 14, 2018

The Daily News Leader recently featured JMU social work faculty and students in an article about Remote Area Medical clinics in Virginia.

PHOTO: Grace CuevasStudents are a vital part of Giving Day

Mar 13, 2018

SW major Grace Cuevas discusses how your gifts make a positive impact on the students in the College of Health and Behavioral Students.

PHOTO: Policy SummitAlumna works to improve geriatric care

February 28, 2018

Alumna Jeannette Suter ("99, "02) has worked in numerous roles to promote comprehensive senior care.

PHOTO: NEA Grant NEA grant project featured in Madison Magazine

February 21, 2018

The project, the result of a $20,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, involves a series of seven-week classes designed to help the residents of Gemeinschaft Home, a residential, transitional facility in Harrisonburg share their life experiences through music and storytelling.

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Welcome from Social Work

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Welcome to the JMU Department of Social Work! Our Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree prepares students for beginning professional practice, and is the entry-level credential as recognized by the National Association of Social Workers. Our program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, qualifying our BSW graduates for consideration for Advanced Standing in MSW programs across the nation. More >